Lead Linux Administrator

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    Fort Lauderdale

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    21 days ago

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Job Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking a Lead Linux Administrator for an opportunity with a client located in Fort Lauderdale, FL.


  • Lead Information Technology projects requiring Linux/Unix system and architecture expertise
  • Work directly with Client, Delivery, and IT teams to ensure Information Technology infrastructure solutions meet the program requirements and schedules
  • Perform a multi-disciplined range of technical systems and application activities
  • Design, install, configure, troubleshoot and provide maintenance of systems hardware, software and components
  • Contribute to the completion of specific programs and projects
  • Represent the organization by providing solutions to difficult technical issues associated with specific projects and technologies


  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology or bachelor's degree in Information Technology or equivalent combination of education and related work experience
  • 5 years of Linux systems and network administration experience
  • Experience managing and automating production enterprise-scale Linux-based web-based services and supporting infrastructure
  • Excellent knowledge of Linux scripting, web development platforms, and related technologies
  • Network Fundamentals and Protocol Understanding
  • CompTIA Linux+, Red Hat Certified Systems Administrator (RHCSA), LPIC 1,2,
  • Excellent knowledge of Linux scripting, web development platforms, and related technologies.
  • Network Fundamentals and Protocol Understanding
  • Must have a thorough understanding of the TCP/IP (IPv4) networking protocol including Ports, LDAP, DNS, DHCP, HTTP, NFS, TLS, Firewalls, Proxy Servers, Load Balancing, VLANs, SNMP, syslog, etc.
  • Experience with web security and best practices.
  • Experience with Linux backup and restore procedures.
  • Hands on scripting experience with Python or Perl or Bash.
  • Strong Linux CLI, filesystem, and security fundamentals
  • Configuration management tools knowledge (Ansible or Terraform)
  • Creative troubleshooting skills and out-of-the-box thinking
  • Ability and desire to learn various technologies and topics
  • Strong client facing, communication and collaboration skills
  • Experience with VMware
  • System monitoring experience
  • Centralized logging experience
  • SAN experience
  • RHEL, CentOS, Ubuntu, Oracle Linux
  • Service Now - Change Management
  • AWS - Compute & Storage Solutions
  • Azure - Compute & Storage Solutions
  • Red Hat - Satellite
  • Active Directory and SUDO integration and centralized management tools and techniques. (e.g. One Identity Safeguard Authentication Services

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com. Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.

EEO Employer

Signature Consultants is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Signature will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or 888.838.1020.